Quilt 2012 In the News

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In Print

AIDS Quilt: Names and Messages Offer Quiet Testimony on Empty Mall
by Pamela Constable  on June 24, 2012 in The Washington Post

AIDS Memorial Quilt Coming to DC, Thousands of Sections to be on Display
During 2 Events

by AP on June 23, 2012 in  The Washington Post

The AIDS Memorial Quilt at the 25-year Mark
Photos and story by Daniel C. Britt on June 23, 2012 in The Washington Post

Unfurling The Quilt
by Bill Owen on June 21, 2012 in the Washington Blade 

AIDS Quilt’s Double Duty
by John Riley on June 21, 2012 in Metro Weekly

AIDS Memorial Quilt Marks 25 Years with Display in D.C.
by Kim Painter on June 19, 2012 in USA TODAY

FYIDC: A Lasting Memorial
By Anne H. Kim on July 16, 2012 in Washington Life

A History of AIDS: The Past and Present
by Gary Tischler on July 11, 2012 in The Georgetowner

AIDS Memorial Quilt Returning to D.C.
by Michael K. Lavers on June 6, 2012 in the Washington Blade

Smithsonian Folklife Festival: East of the Anacostia, Land Grant Universities, AIDS Memorial Quilt
by Lonnae O’Neal Parker/Jacqueline Trescott on June 1, 2012 in The Washington Post

Online

Annie Lennox, UNAIDS Head Speak at AIDS Memorial Quilt Opening Ceremony 
by Michael K. Lavers on July 21, 2012 @ WashingtonBlade.com

The AIDS Quilt, and hoping for ‘The Last One’ 
by Julie Rhoad on July 22, 2012 @ cnn.com

A Quilt and a Conference: Calling for an End to AIDS
by Kathy Stewart on July 21 @ wtop.com

The importance of remembering: The AIDS Memorial Quilt unveils at AIDS 2012 
by UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé on July 21, 2012 @ UNAIDS.org

AIDS Conference and the Quilt (photo gallery)
July 21, 2012 @ washingtonpost.com

A Quilt For Charlie: Remembering My Brother Who Died Of AIDS
by Suzanne Braun Levine on July 19, 2012 @  Huff/Post50

AIDS Quilt Comes to National Cathedral
by Shaun Courtnel on July 19, 2012 @ Georgetown Patch

Love, Loss and the AIDS Quilt
by Julie Drizin on July 18, 2012 on Journalism Center on Children & Families

After 25 years, AIDS Quilt Continues to Mend the Loss of Loved Ones
on July 18, 2012 @ thenewstribune.com

National Cathedral to Host AIDS Memorial Service
on July 17, 2012 @ washington.cbslocal.com (Channel 9)

National Cathedral in DC to Host AIDS Memorial Quilt, Interfaith Service This Weekend
Associated Press on July 17, 2012 @ washingtonpost.com

National Cathedral to Host AIDS Memorial Service
on July 17, 2012 @ Washington.cbslocal.com (Channel 9)

AIDS Memorial Quilt Returns to DC
by Tom Sullivan on July 11, 2012 @ HRC.org/Blog

AIDS Memorial Quilt to be on Display at Torpedo Factory
by Sharon McLoone on July 9, 2012 @ Old Town Alexandria Patch.com

Unfolding the AIDS Memorial Quilt at the Folklife Festival –  a Q&A with President and CEO of The Names Foundation
by K. Annabelle Smith on July 2, 2012 @ smithsonianmag.com

Volunteers reveal a NAMES Project AIDS coverlet displayed on a National Mall…
by Hung Vu on June 29, 2012 @ hiv-aids-help.com

The AIDS Quilt Returns to the National Mall
by Audrey Yoo on June 29, 2012 @ TIME.com

AIDS Quilt Returns to Washington Amid Anger, Mourning
by Kyle Blaine on June 29, 2012 @ ABCnews.com

AIDS Memorial Quilt Returns to National Mall
by Erika Gonzalez  on June 29, 2012 on NBC Channel 4 @ nbcwashington.com

First Glimpse of The AIDS Memorial Quilt in Washington This Week
on June 28, 2012 @ AIDS.org

High Tech Way to Explore, Share AIDS Quilt
by Sara Parnass, Associated Press on June 28, 2012 @ ABCnews.com

Pieces of AIDS Quilt Blanket Nation’s Capital
by Neda Ulaby on June 27, 2012@ National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered”

AIDS Quilt: 25 Year Anniversary (video)
hosted by Ebone Bell on June 27, 2012 @ MetroWeekly.com

AIDS Memorial Quilt On Display in Washington, D.C.
by Elizabeth Nolan Brown on June 27, 2012@ AARP.org

AIDS Quilt, George Clinton Highlight Smithsonian Folklife Festival
by Marsha Dubrow on June 27 @ Examiner.com

See the AIDS Quilt On the Mall and Beyond
by Lavanya Ramanathan  on June 26, 2012 @ WashingtonPost.com, Going Out Gurus

AIDS Quilt: A Labor of Love for 25 Years
on June 26, 2012 @ The Body

2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival Featuring George Clinton, AIDS Quilt, Kicks Off This Week (w/photo gallery)
by Brandon Wetherbee on June 26, 2012 @ HuffingtonPost.com

AIDS Memorial Quilt Goes Digital with New App
by Emily Stern on June 24, 2012 @ WTOP.com

On 25th Anniversary, a Quilt Displays an American Tragedy (with photo gallery)
by Moni Basu on June 23, 2012 @ CNN.com

AIDS Memorial Quilt Comes to Washington
by Thomas Warren on June 23, 2012 @ WTOP.com

Desmond Tutu Blesses Panel From AIDS Quilt Returning to Washington
from the Consulate – Cape Town @ June 22, 2012

Temporary “Quilt Store” to Support the AIDS Memorial Quilt
by The Prince of Petworth on June 21 @ PrinceofPetworth.com

A Quilt of Memories Lives On
by Gregory Trotter on June 18, 2012 @ AIDS Foundation of Chicago

No More Boring Box Lunches, Aaron Sorkin’s Newsroom Free Passes
and AIDS Quilt Comes To DC

by Jen Richer on June 13, 2012 @ 94.7 Fresh FM

Challenging the Church to Stop AIDS
by Rev. Dr. Cindi Love on June 7, 2012 @ HuffingtonPost.com

World Renowned AIDS Quilt Destined to Return to Washington D.C.
by Michael Gordon on May 31 @ myfoxdc.com

The AIDS Memorial Quilt in DC during AIDS 2012
by Lauren Broussard on May 24, 2012 @ AIDS.gov

Turning 25, AIDS Quilt Will Be Displayed Around DC
by Natalie Lopez on May 21, 2012 on NBC Channel 4 @ nbcwashington.com

World renowned AIDS quilt destined to return to Washington D.C.
by Michael Gordon on May 17, 2012 on Fox Channel 5 @ myfoxdc.com

Digital Arts: Virtually Stitching The AIDS Memorial Quilt 
by Lori Kozlowski on April 13, 2012 @ Forbes.com

On the Radio

Celeste Headlee hosts WNYC’s The Takeaway and speaks with Julie Rhoad, President and CEO of the NAMES Project Foundation, and volunteer and Quilt contributor Kelly Rivera Hart on July 4, 2012 @ thetakeaway.org

Pieces of AIDS Quilt Blanket Nation’s Capital
by Neda Ulaby on June 27, 2012, National Public Radio’s “All Things Considered“ 

WTOP 103.5 FM Radio on June 22 & 23
- MP3 #1 Interview with Julie Rhoad, CEO & Founder, NAMES Foundation regarding
the importance of The Quilt in the Nation’s Capital
- MP3 #2 Interview with Julie Rhoad, CEO & Founder, NAMES Foundation regarding the arrival of the first FedEx Truck that arrived from Atlanta, GA. arriving
- MP3 #3 Interview Annie Groeber, Executive Director, Quilt 2012 giving a preview for the Festival and beyond
- MP3 #4 Interview with Dr. Gregory Pappas on the HIV rate/epidemic here in DC

93.9 FM WKYS Radio, KYS in the Community program on June 14, 2012
Interview with Jada Harris, Program Director by host by Coka Lani

Community Focus Program on WPGC 95.5 hosted by Guy Lambert on June 8, 2012
Annie Groeber, Executive Producer of The Quilt In the Capital 2012, discusses the
history of The Quilt and events slated for June and July in Washington, D.C.

Fresh Perspective on 94.7 Fresh FM with Host Jen Richer on June 8, 2012
Annie Groeber, Executive Producer of The Quilt In the Capital 2012, discusses the
history of The Quilt and events slated for June and July in Washington, D.C.


On Television

AIDS Quilt Tells Stories of Survival and Loss
By Greta Kreuz on July 20, 2012 on WJLA TB, Channel 7/8

AIDS Quilt Display on National Mall
by Erika Gonzalez  on June 29, 2012,  NBC4 on

Summer’s Best USA Festivals: Smithosoniam Folklife Festival and 25th Anniversary of the AIDS Quilt 
on May 16, 2012, The Today Show

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